A new Colorado law on medical marijuana use at public schools is getting a second look in the legislature because no school districts are allowing it, even though the law says they can.
The bill, up for its first vote in a state house committee Monday, would make Colorado the second state to require public school nurses or caregivers to administer cannabis-based oils or allow students to wear cannabis patches.
The law does not allow the use of smoked marijuana on a school campus.
While the state Department of Education is neutral, some school officials oppose the marijuana requirement, saying it could endanger federal school funding.
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